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Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 7 BIKES' started by 70mustangmatt, May 10, 2012.

  1. 70mustangmatt

    70mustangmatt

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    hey yall im a first timer here and thought id try my hand at this with one of my old beaters from the yard

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  2. Xcruiser

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    Id say that old beater is about perfect! welcome and hope to watch it as it gets built! good luck & good buildin'
     
  3. 70mustangmatt

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    thanks man but you shouldve seen that thing when i pulled it out of the mud in my yard
     
  4. dragnusa

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    Is that red on the tires paint or molded into the tire?
     
  5. 70mustangmatt

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    work being done on the bike i was fitting the fenders and struts i had made

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    after i had finished the back

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    a prefab mock up
     
  6. 70mustangmatt

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    paint wanted to see if it would last and it does as long as i dont skid
     
  7. 70mustangmatt

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    i took this thing for a cruise after the mock up and i should've called her shake rattle and roll. i need to make more struts for the fenders to kill the noise also not sure if i want to paint it or not?
     
  8. yoothgeye

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    Welcome to the build off, it's good to see someone start with the kind of bikes I get around here, usually 8 different layers of paint from being stolen at least that many times! haha
     
  9. 70mustangmatt

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    thanks man and youknow i think im gonna polish it a leave the paint the way it is feed back on that idea would be helpfull
     
  10. jats

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    that might be sweet its colors seem to look cool but that maybe just me
     
  11. 70mustangmatt

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    thanks i think thats what ill do but im not sure how to paint the tank
    that is if i can figure out how to make one or can find one for under 50$
     
  12. 70mustangmatt

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    i figured out that this bike was either a phantom or a streamliner i think that ill restor it in the future so no cutting or welding on this project
     
  13. Circa Cycles

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    Welcome to the forum and the build-off :!: Good to see another local taking part in such a fun endeavor.Cool bike to start with.Good luck and enjoy :)
     
  14. 70mustangmatt

    70mustangmatt

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    does anyone have any ideas on how to build a tank?
     
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  16. 70mustangmatt

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  17. 70mustangmatt

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    found the inpiration for the bike

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    conceptual design

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    sorry its not to visible
     
  18. Circa Cycles

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    Oh,man!I love Cadillac's.Great idea :!:
     
  19. 70mustangmatt

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    disaster the bolt in the neck snapped and i cant find a replacement
     
  20. 70mustangmatt

    70mustangmatt

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    found my tap and dye should have it fixed up soon
     

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